Pro-Palestinian Groups Have Called for a Boycott of Estee Lauder Products–Truth!
Summary of eRumor:
The email says that Arabs and Muslims around the world are being asked to boycott cosmetic giant Estee Lauder corporation. That is because of the president of Estee Lauder Ron Lauder, being publicly supportive of Israel.
The boycott is true.
It’s been widely publicized by pro-Palestinian groups. Ron Lauder, the Chairman of the Board for Estee Lauder, has been very visible as a supporter of Jewish and Israeli causes. For example, the sponsorship of 8 Jewish education institutions in Poland. He is Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, President of the Jewish National Fund, and Treasurer of the World Jewish Congress. He is a trustee or member of the board of: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the Anti-Defamation League Foundation, the Jewish Theological Seminary, Brandeis University, and the Abraham Fund. He is a member of the International Society for Yad Vashem and the International Board of Governors of the Tel Aviv Museum. As a member of the Board of the World Monuments Fund, and is involved in a special program to stimulate the restoration of landmark synagogues across the globe. This according to his bio at the Commission of Art Recovery of the World Jewish Congress.